1995 in sports

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1995 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports

1995 in sports

Alpine skiingEdit

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

Australian rules footballEdit




Canadian footballEdit



Dogsled racingEdit

Field hockeyEdit

  • Men's Champions Trophy: Germany
  • Women's Champions Trophy: Australia
  • Men's European Nations Cup: Germany
  • Women's European Nations Cup: Netherlands

Figure skatingEdit

Gaelic Athletic AssociationEdit


Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racingEdit

Horse racingEdit


Flat races

Ice hockeyEdit


Mixed martial artsEdit

The following is a list of major noteworthy MMA events during 1995 in chronological order.

Before 1997, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was considered the only major MMA organization in the world and featured much fewer rules then are used in modern MMA.

Date Event Alternate Name/s Location Attendance PPV Buyrate Notes
April 7 UFC 5: The Return of the Beast N/A   Charlotte, North Carolina, US 6,000 260,000 UFC rule change, introduction to a single 30 minute round. Introduction of superfights.

Rorion Gracie and Royce Gracie cut there involvement with the UFC following this event.

July 14 UFC 6: Clash of the Titans N/A   Casper, Wyoming, US 2,700 240,000 UFC rule change, referee is given the authority to restart the fight. Introduction to additional 5 minute extension to 30 minute round. Introduction of superfight titles.
September 8 UFC 7: The Brawl in Buffalo N/A   Buffalo, New York, US 9,000 190,000 N/A
December 16 The Ultimate Ultimate Ultimate Ultimate 1995
UFC 7.5
  Denver, Colorado, US 2,800 N/A Time limits were redefined for this event. 15 minutes in quarterfinal fights, 18 minutes for semi-final fights, and 27 minutes with a possible 3 minute overtime for the final fight.



Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit






  • Men's World Cup: Italy
  • Men's European Championship: Italy
  • Women's World Cup: Cuba
  • Women's European Championship: Netherlands

Water poloEdit

  • Men's World Cup: Hungary
  • Men's European Championship]: Italy
  • Women's European Championship: Italy

Yacht racingEdit

Multi-sport eventsEdit



  1. ^ Peter, O'Shea (3 October 1995). "Out of the field". The Advocate. Here Publishing. Retrieved 10 October 2011.